24-year-old Leitchfield man killed in accident

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MUNFORDVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – On November 23, 2020, Kentucky State Police Post 3 responded to a two-vehicle injury collision just after 12:30 p.m., on Cub Run Highway just west of Munfordville in Hart County.

The preliminary investigation indicated 24-year-old Johnny W. Moran III of Leitchfield was driving a 2014 Volkswagen Passat southbound near the 1200 block of Cub Run Highway. A 2000 Freightliner semi-truck and trailer being operated by 64-year-old Bennie Sims of Clarkson was northbound on Cub Run Highway in the same area.

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Moran’s vehicle crossed the center dividing line and entered into the northbound lane of travel, striking Sims’ truck in head-on.

Johnny Moran III was transported by Hart County EMS to the Medical Center at Caverna where he was pronounced dead. There were no other injuries sustained in the collision.

Hart County straddles I-65 south of Elizabethtown.

The investigation is still ongoing and being conducted by Trooper Bo Hubbard.

He was assisted on scene by Munfordville Fire Department, Bonnieville Fire Department, Hart County Coroner’s Office, Hart County EMS, Hart County Sheriff’s Department, Munfordville Police Department, Hart County Emergency Management and KSP personnel.

No other details are available for release at this time.